University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

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Faculty

Bessin
Ric T. Besson - Extension Professor
Corn, vegetable, greenhouse, and fruit IPM Extension programs.
Brown
Grayson C. Brown - Professor | Public Health Entomology Laboratory
Computer simulation of insect populations; Mathematical and theoretical ecology; Systems analysis in IPM.
Dobson
Stephen L. Dobson - Professor | Dobson Laboratory
Medical/Veterinary Entomology, Evolution & Molecular Genetics; Potential of symbiotic bacteria as a means to modify natural insect populations.
Fox
Charles W. Fox - Professor
Evolution ecology; insect behavior and life histories.
Freytag
Paul H. Freytag - Professor Emeritus
  • Ph.D. Ohio State University (1963)
Harwood
James D. Harwood - Associate Professor | Insect Ecology Laboratory
Arthropod ecology; Molecular ecology; Biological Control; Food web biology.
Haynes
Kenneth F. Haynes - Professor
Insect behavior; Chemical ecology; Chemical signals mediating host-finding and mating behavior.
Johnson
Douglas W. Johnson - Extension Professor | IPM Programs
Pest Management and Extension programs related to the biology and control of insects important to field crops.
Knapp
Fred W. Knapp - Professor Emeritus
Obrycki
John J. Obrycki - Professor and Chair
Biological control, Ecology of insect predators.
Palli
Subba R. Palli - Professor
Insect physiology, molecular biology, endocrinology and applied biotechnology.
D.Potter
Daniel A. Potter - Professor
Behavior, ecology and control of arthropods attacking woody plants and turf; Insect-plant interactions; Urban landscape IPM.
M.Potter
Michael F. Potter - Extension Professor
Pest Management and Extension programs related to urban and industrial pest control, and horticultural and medical entomology.
Rieske-Kinney
Lynne K. Rieske-Kinney - Professor
Forest entomology; insect-plant relations; disturbance ecology; invasive species ecology and management.
Sharkey
Michael J. Sharkey - Professor
Insect systematics; systematics of parasitic wasps.
Townsend
Lee H. Townsend - Extension Professor | Extension Entomology
Extension programs related to the management of insect pests of tobacco, forages, and livestock.
Webb
Bruce A. Webb - Professor
Molecular virology and development.
White
Jennifer White - Assistant Professor
Interspecific interactions; Behavioral Ecology; Biological Control; Endosymbionts
Yeargan
Kenneth V. Yeargan - Professor
Ecology of insects and spiders; Soybean and forage IPM; Biological control.
Zhou
Xuguo “Joe” Zhou - Assisstant Professor
Insect Integrative Genomics

 

Adjunct

Sedlacek
John D. Sedlacek - Asst. Adjunct Professor, KY State University
Stored-product insect ecology; Stored-grain pest management, particularly biological control.
Webster
Thomas Webster - Asst. Adjunct Professor, KY State University
Control of varroa mites and other maladies of honey bees.
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